The Friendship Matchmaker

Lara Zany is known throughout school for her matchmaking skills – friendship matchmaking, that is. Follow her rules and you’re certain to find the best of buddies. But when Emily Wong turns up, breaks all Lara’s rules and STILL makes friends, the resulting competition is inevitable. Which of the two will come out on top when finding the best of friends for a particularly fussy customer? It’s a race to find a friend-match made in heaven! In this heartwarming take on schoolyard politics, Lara learns that sometimes Wong can be right and that some rules are made to broken.

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  • Randa Abdel-Fattah

    Randa Abdel-Fattah is a 26 year-old Australian-born Muslim-Palestinian-Egyptian-choc-a-holic lawyer. Having grown up in Melbourne, she now lives in Sydney where she is active in the inter-faith community. She loves travelling to Egypt and Palestine and being spoilt by relatives. She also loves reading, watching romantic comedies, her husband’s sense of humour, getting a seat on the train, and any movie starring Colin Firth. Randa is married with a baby daughter.


    Randa won the Australian 2009 Golden Inky for Where the Streets Had a Name.

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